Vergleichende WAS?
Seitdem ich in Deutschland bin habe ich dieselbe vier oder fünf Fragen beantwortet: Wie heiße ich mit Nachname, wie alt ich bin, woher ich komme, und warum bin ich allein im Ausland? Die erste Fragen kann ich beantworten, indem ich meine Reisepass vorzeige, auf die letzte habe ich zwar viel zu sagen, aber leider noch […]
What’s your Identity?
Being brown-skinned – outspoke – giggly – as well as speaking fluently in English has led to most people being entirely confused about my origins. Unfortunately, most Germans have never met a Pakistani in their life and honestly don’t know what to expect either (thanks to the mass media the image they do have isn’t one […]
A million ways to end up in Germany
I arrived in Frankfurt, Germany at 9pm on the last day of August, 4 short years ago. It might only have taken an hour to get to the university city of Karlsruhe from the airport that day but it had taken me three years to get to this point in life. It all started in 2008, when […]
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